What To Do With Kids This Weekend in the GTA – October 19–20, 2019

Family Fun

Halloween is coming! The GTA begins their celebrations early, with spooky fun on trains, in the forest, and through the pumpkin patch. See what’s happening for kids and families this weekend, October 19–20, 2019.

Our full events calendar has even more fun events this weekend and coming soon. Browse by dates, category, or search for free events.

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Top Picks This Weekend

Here are our favourite things coming up for kids and families this weekend in the Greater Toronto Area.

Bala Cranberry Festival

BALA • Friday to Sunday
Celebrate the humble cranberry with delicious cranberry food and drink, live entertainment, kids activities, and arts and crafts. Event website.

Kreepy Kortright

RICHMOND HILL • Friday to October 26
Take a spooky evening walk through the forest, explore a haunted house, warm by the bonfire and listen to scary stories. Event website.

Halloween Spooktacular

MILTON • Saturday
Dress up and wander the haunted streetcar barn and take a creepy trip back in time on some vintage streetcars, then enjoy some scary snacks. Event website.

Halloween Train Experience

STOUFFVILLE & UXBRIDGE • Saturday and Sunday
Wear your Halloween costume on this scary heritage train ride and enjoy some on-board entertainment.Event website.

Mississauga Comic Expo

Comic book fans will love this chance to meet their favourite artists and writers, enjoy board game demos, and discover the latest graphic novel. Event website.

Apple Festival

If you love apples, you can’t miss Bowmanville’s Apple Festival. Check out the local apple growers who proudly offer up a wide variety of fresh picked apples and other goodies including fresh-pressed apple cider, homemade apple pies and crisps, candy and caramel apples, cider donuts, and so much more. Event website.


AJAX • Saturday
Welcome to Pumpkinville, with horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, inflatables, live entertainment, and fun activities. Event website.

Coming Next Weekend – October 26 & 27, 2019

As well as Halloween events, the GTA also offers an experience with Dr. Seuss, a look at some fantastic beasts, and a trip to the cottage.

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